SPF: The Misfit Miss

176-10-october-9th-2016

The Misfit Miss

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“Trupti is such a tomboy.”

“Ouch! Don’t pull my cheeks.”

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”

“I want to be a horse rider.”

“She is joking. She wants to be a teacher. Right Trupti? Sit properly.”

“Yes Mother.”

“You are late. Where were you?”

“Playing cricket.”

“Hoyden! What will people say?”

“Why should I care about people?”

“When you live in a society, you have to care about people. Especially girls.”

“Then I don’t want to be a girl.”

“Can I go and see the late night show with my friends?”

“No.”

“Why not? Sameer goes. And he is 4 years younger.”

“Don’t argue.”

“Why not?”

“Good girls don’t argue.”

“I don’t want to be a good girl.”

“Mind your tongue. Your husband will thrash you.”

“If he does, then I will thrash him too.”

“Oh God, please give this girl some sense.”

“I have a lot of sense. It’s other people who talk nonsense.”

“Such arrogance is not seemly for a girl.”

“Why not?”

“How will you adjust with your in-laws?”

“Why can’t they adjust?”

“Girls are expected to adjust.”

“That’s not fair!”

“Why can’t you be like everyone else?”

“But that would be so boring.”

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Written for the Sunday Photo Fiction – a story in 200 words or less based on the photo prompt. For more stories on this prompt click here

For readers of Moonshine, here's Chapter 92 and poor Calvin :D

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